This is Mferguson's Typepad Profile.
Join Typepad and start following Mferguson's activity
Join Now!
Already a member? Sign In
Mferguson
Birmingham, AL
Morning/Noon Weather for FOX6 WBRC
Recent Activity
Image
We begin the morning with our warmest overnight temps in awhile. We started out in the upper 70s in many areas. Yesterday scattered afternoon thunderstorms helped to drop our temps considerably across our area, however today's rain chances are not as high as a ridge of high pressure continues to... Continue reading
Posted 7 hours ago at WBRC First Alert Weather
Image
Beat the heat if you can over the next few days. We are expecting highs in the mid-90s and "feels like" temps into the triple digits. Try not to overdo it outside, take breaks and drink lots of fluids. We have just a slight chance of an isolated shower or... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at WBRC First Alert Weather
Image
Heat is the headline for the next few days. Today under mostly clear to partly cloudy skies look for highs near 93..with a heat index of 105-108-degrees. There is a "code orange" ozone alert today for Jefferson and Shelby counties. Tonight...should be mostly clear...lows near 74...and light winds. The temps... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at WBRC First Alert Weather
Image
We are looking at another hot, humid day today with only a slight chance of isolated, heat-activated showers in the afternoon. Look for highs to top out close to 90-degrees...with a light wind becoming east around 5 mph. Tonight is expected to be mostly clear...with lows near 74...and light winds.... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at WBRC First Alert Weather
Image
It looks like a steamy week ahead. Today will be similar to yesterday, with highs topping out in the upper 80s...and feels like temps into the 90s...and winds out of the south around 5 mph. Expect lows tonight near 73...and light winds. Highs in the low 90s are expected Tuesday... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at WBRC First Alert Weather
Image
We are seeing another day with a chance of strong thunderstorms. Lightning and gusty winds, along with brief heavy downpours are the main concern. Look for highs to top out in the upper 80s...and west winds around 5-10 mph. Most of our storms will likely decrease in intensity as we... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
Image
It looks like another day with a chance of showers and storms in our area. Our atmosphere is expected to see decent rain chances today through Saturday afternoon. Look for highs in the upper 80s...and SW winds at 5-10 mph. Tonight should see mostly cloudy skies...most of our showers will... Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
Image
We head into another day with more muggy, typical July weather. Yes, there is a chance of heat-activated showers in the afternoon. Look for highs today to top out in the low-90s...and southwest winds around 5 mph. Tonight brings a chance of showers in the early evening hours--tapering off overnight..lows... Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
Image
We've got a rather muggy weather pattern going on. Highs are headed close to 90-degrees over the next several days, and in the heat of the afternoons we have a chance of scattered showers and thunderstorms. Any storms should stay below severe limits. But monitor your WBRC weather app, it's... Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
Image
We continue to see a lot of moisture stream in from the Gulf of Mexico. While it's an unorganized system, we should continue to hold on to a chance of rain in the form scattered showers and thunderstorm today through the weekend. Look for highs near 81-degrees today...and south winds... Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
Image
We have a decent chance of seeing showers and thunderstorms out there this afternoon. Winds began developing out of the southeast yesterday. That southerly wind flow will allow gulf moisture to return to our area. First you will likely notice the humidity levels increasing...next a few raindrops will be noticed... Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
Image
Just before you get spoiled with our brief stretch of nice weather...yep, you knew it...it's expected to change. Before I get into this, jump on out to the pool today. It's gonna be a great day pool-wise...highs near 90...mostly sunny...southeast winds around 5 mph. Tonight...increasing clouds....lows around 70...SE winds around... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
Image
Alright alright. This is some nice stuff, isn't it?! Look forward to another day of dry air, with lower dew-point/humidity levels than we are accustomed to for a Summer's day. We all know this isn't going to last, but let's enjoy it while we can. Our morning cloud cover should... Continue reading
Posted Jun 27, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
Image
Everybody seems to be talking about the cooler air. Yes, it is a bit cooler and drier, compliments of a cold front that finally pushed our muggy, wet pattern away from us. As a result, look for mostly sunny skies for today...highs in the mid-80s...and a northeast wind at around... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
Image
Here we go with another day with bands of rain coming through with what's left of now Tropical Depression Cindy. Cindy is in Arkansas this morning and is moving to the NNE at about 12 mph. We could see another round of strong to severe thunderstorms developing this afternoon, and... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
Image
FIRST ALERT: Strong to severe storms are possible for west Alabama today. The threat is mainly for all areas from the I-65 corridor westward to the state line. Isolated tornadoes are possible in the clusters of thunderstorms. Look for highs near 80 and SE winds at 10-15 mph. Also a... Continue reading
Posted Jun 22, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
Image
First Alert: We have a Flash Flood Watch in effect through Thursday at 7pm. With that said, we are not expecting rainfall to match anything that they are experiencing into south/southwest Alabama. Mobile and Baldwin counties are dealing with extreme Flash Flooding, where widespread potentially life threatening Flash Flooding is... Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
Image
We begin the morning with isolated heavy showers, mainly into Talladega and Clay counties. Those showers appear to be stationary and will likely slowly dissipate soon. Our model shows another band of showers approaching the I-20/59 corridor around 2:30 this afternoon, with scattered showers in our area through midnight tonight.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
Image
We begin our Monday morning with overcast skies with a few scattered showers, mainly west of I-65. Look for scattered showers to continue through mid-week and a front is expected to stall across our area. Look for highs in the low to mid-80s this afternoon. There is a developing tropical... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
Image
It looks like our rain chances for today are going to be much lower than yesterday. Under variably cloudy skies, we only have about at 20-to-30-percent chance of showers...with highs near 90...and winds becoming NW around 5 mph. FATHER’S DAY WEEKEND: We are still seeing a typical muggy atmosphere for... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
Image
FIRST ALERT FOR POSSIBLE SEVERE STORMS TODAY: The nation's Storm Prediction Center has us under a "slight risk" of seeing severe storms. Although this morning's forecast models are not showing much precipitation, it looks like we could see a few microburts come through our area later today, with strong wind... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
Image
Ok, if you haven't taken a splash in the pool yet then I'm thinking today is your day. It's getting pretty sticky out there. Under variably cloudy skies, expect highs close to 90-degrees. We're not expecting much of a chance of rain today...just a 20-percent chance. Tonight is expected to... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
Image
Our rain chances look pretty spotty for the next few days. It is muggy out there, with our dew point temps becoming more typical of what we normally experience in June. Expect highs in the 80s...with about a 30-percent chance of showers, mainly in the heat of the day. Tonight... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
Image
After a nice stretch of dry, beautiful weather we are seeing a soupy, muggy air-mass return to our area. Look for variably cloudy skies, higher humidity levels with a chance of scattered showers and thunderstorms each afternoon this week. This morning we began the day with clear to partly cloudy... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
Image
We begin our Friday morning, June 9th, under mostly clear skies with temps this morning dropping into the 60s to upper 50s. Today is expected to be another nice day, but a hair warmer than the last few. Expect highs to top out in the mid-80s...along with a west wind... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather